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In The News: Tim Tebow Takes The Lead In NFL Merchandise Sales, Meth Kitchen Found In Interlachen, Pataki Seeks 2016 GOP Presidential Nomination, Low Consumer Confidence In Florida

By on May 29th, 2015 | Last updated: May 29, 2015 at 3:56 pm

Tim Tebow gear again near the top in NFL sales – Tim Tebow merchandise is the fifth-best selling in the NFL. The merchandise has sold in all 50 states since he signed with the Philadelphia Eagles in April.   Orlando-Sentinel 3 […]

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In The News: Two Police Dogs Found Dead In SUV, Cuba-US To Reopen Embassies, Bradenton Woman Jailed For Sex On Beach Released, Three Florida Women Make Forbes List

By , and on May 28th, 2015 | Last updated: May 28, 2015 at 11:25 am

Two police dogs found dead inside Hialeah officer’s SUV at Davie home – The Davie Police Department is investigating the death of two K-9 dogs left inside an SUV in front of a Hialeah police officer’s home. Officer Nelson Enriquez […]

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In The News: WHO Approves Plan to Counter Antibiotic Resistance, Judge Linda Schoonover Resigns, State Issues ‘Fraud Alert’ to Protect from Identity Theft

By on May 27th, 2015 | Last updated: May 27, 2015 at 12:51 pm

As Antibiotic Resistance Spreads, WHO Plans Strategy To Fight It – Representatives from 194 countries at the World Health Organization’s annual meeting in Geneva this week approved a new plan to counter global antimicrobial resistance. The plan attempts to reduce […]

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In The News: Rip Currents Require Rescues, Utility Tax Lawsuit Goes To Trial, SunRail Sparks Apartment Development, Health Care Decision Affects Subsidies,

By and on May 26th, 2015 | Last updated: May 26, 2015 at 11:29 am

Dangerous Rip Currents Keep Fire Rescue Busy at St. Johns County Beaches – Lifeguards and firefighters performed hundreds of rescues along Florida’s east coast this Memorial Day weekend. Dangerous surf conditions, including rip currents, resulted in at least 300 rescues […]

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In The News: Senate Blocks NSA Extension, Central Florida Violence Increases, Memorial Day Is Important, Rubio Proposes Tax Plan, Record Flooding In Midwest

By on May 25th, 2015 | Last updated: May 25, 2015 at 11:01 am

Senate Blocks Measures To Extend NSA – Members of the Senate blocked multiple attempts to extend the Patriot Act on Saturday. The Senate blocked two separate measures regarding holding data and extending the law. CNN FDLE Uniform Crime Reports In […]

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In The News: Sen. Paul Speaks 11 Hours, CVS To Acquire Omnicare, U.S. And Cuba Meet About Ties, Aunt Mourns FSU Student, Man Injured By Police Car

By , and on May 21st, 2015 | Last updated: May 21, 2015 at 12:06 pm

Rand Paul speaks 11 hours against Patriot Act renewal – On Wednesday, Sen. Rand Paul took to the Senate floor at 1:18 p.m. and spoke for nearly 11 hours against the reauthorization of the Patriot Act. Signed into law by […]

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In The News: Clinton To Campaign In Florida, Alachua County Hopes To Add Ambulances, Orange County To Refund Tickets, Former Legislator Davis Dies, Alachua Schools Awarded One Million

By , and on May 19th, 2015 | Last updated: May 19, 2015 at 12:15 pm

Hillary Clinton To Fundraise In Florida Next Week – Clinton will attend two events in Miami, one in Orlando and another in the Fort Lauderdale area. These fundraisers will be the first official visits from Clinton as a candidate for the […]

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In The News: Biker Shootout Kills 9, Rubio Cashes Retirement Funds, Unemployment Site Still Problematic, Marine Aircraft Crash, Orlando City Wins Big

By and on May 18th, 2015 | Last updated: May 18, 2015 at 11:14 am

Biker Gang Shootout Kills 9 Outside Waco Twin Peaks – Rival biker gangs engaged in a shootout outside a Waco, Texas Twin Peaks restaurant. The fracas resulted in nine deaths, at least 17 people hospitalized and almost 200 arrests. CNN […]

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In the News: Panama City Bans Beach Drinking, Scammer Dupes Keys Residents, Train Hit Curve At 106 mph, VA Spends Money Improperly, Florida Mother And Child Still Missing

By and on May 14th, 2015 | Last updated: May 14, 2015 at 11:35 am

Panama City Beach Bans Beach Drinking During Spring Break – In an effort to curb Spring Break partying, city leaders voted to ban beach drinking during March. The ban was approved during a special meeting on Tuesday. This comes after […]

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In the News: Bush Supports Immigration Overhaul With Legal Status, FDA Proposes New Policy For Gay Men To Donate Blood, Program To Deter Devastating Forest Insect, Hearse With Flag-draped Coffin Left In Parking Lot

By on May 13th, 2015 | Last updated: May 13, 2015 at 12:07 pm

Jeb Bush says voters can be persuaded to support immigration overhaul that includes legal status – Critics say that Jeb Bush’s support for driver licenses for in-state illegal immigrants and in-state tuition rates for the children of illegal immigrants will […]

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